Praised for her "lustrous" voice, soprano Caroline Corrales is a rising operatic star.
In the summer of 2022, Ms. Corrales will join an elite group of musicians as an Apprentice Singer with The Santa Fe Opera, where she will perform in Bizet's Carmen, Verdi's Falstaff, and Ruo's M. Butterfly (world premiere).
This season, Ms. Corrales gained international recognition as a Grand Finalist in the 59th Concurso Internacional de Canto Tenor Viñas at the Gran teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain.
She was also named a New York City District Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition (previously known as the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions), and will compete in the Eastern Region on March 2, 2022.
An avid competitor, Ms. Corrales has twice been named the Boston District Winner and New England Region Encouragement Award Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition (2019-2020, 2020-2021). She has also been awarded as a Semifinalist in the Houston Saengerbund Vocal Competition (2021-2022), a Finalist in the National Opera Association Vocal Competition (2021), a Semifinalist in the Camerata Bardi International Vocal Competition (2021), and Second Prize Winner in the Orpheus Vocal Competition (2020).
Ms. Corrales regularly performs in concert, and was most recently seen in December 2021 as a featured singer in the Holiday Pops Concerts Series with The Boston Pops Symphony under the baton of Keith Lockhart. Other recent concert engagements include the Soprano Soloist in Verdi's Inno delle Nazioni, and the Soprano Soloist in Handel's The Messiah.
Ms. Corrales received her operatic training under the tutelage of Lynn Eustis at the Boston University Opera Institute, where she earned praise for her “focus, clarity, and lustre” (Boston Music Intelligencer). Recent roles at the Institute include Ma Zegner in Mazzoli’s Proving Up, Anne Trulove in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, and partial roles as the title character in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, and the title character in Dvořák’s Rusalka.
Ms. Corrales holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Webster University.